TimeLine Layout

August, 2020

  • 11 August

    Rawlings plays at cabinet meetings with his toy planes – Prof Ahwoi

    A former PNDC/NDC appointee and local government expert, Professor Kwamena Ahwoi, has said that the former President of Ghana, Jerry John Rawlings, was always playing with his toy planes during Cabinet meetings. In his Working with Rawlings book, the former Minister for Local Government and Rural Development and a close …

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  • 11 August

    Ghanaian who invented water bicycle makes a sweeping bicycle

    The adept young Ghanaian engineer known for the famous water bicycle invention has proven he has a bag of ideas as he comes up with another innovation- a sweeping bicycle. Frank Darko has invented a tricycle that sweeps along as you ride it and he calls it a ”sweeping bicycle.” …

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  • 11 August

    Accra: Four children injured in explosion at La Beach

    An explosion in Accra has left four children wounded, the Ghana Police Service has revealed in a statement. The Police failed to state what caused the explosion at the La Beach but residents suspect it was a grenade explosion. The Police statement added that the victims have since been treated …

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  • 11 August

    Empress Leak: CID grabs ‘Porn website operator’

    The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) of the Ministry of Communications, in collaboration with the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service and the National Cyber Security Technical Working Group, have nabbed the administrator of the notorious website, empress leak. Empress Leak is a website known for the …

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  • 10 August

    How Rawlings made me ‘lock’ ‘inebriated’ Mills in my office – Ahwoi recounts

    Former Local Government and Rural Development Minister, Professor Kwamena Ahwoi in his book, “Working With Rawlings” has disclosed how the late Professor John Evans Atta Mills was captured by Jerry John Rawlings barely a week to the filing of nominations for the presidential elections in 1996. He narrated that things …

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  • 10 August

    South Korea finds new ‘mutated’ coronavirus

    Reporting 28 more coronavirus infections on Monday, South Korea also said it had found three new cases of “mutated genome sequences” of the virus. “Genetic mutations were detected to spike protein, the major surface protein of the virus, from the three COVID-19 imported cases – two from Pakistan and one …

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  • 10 August

    Changing my name was the best decision I ever made – Nana Ama Mcbrown

    Kumawood actress cum TV show host, Nana Ama Mcbrown Mensah has explained how beneficial it has been for her after changing her name. Speaking to Giovani Caleb on TV3’s Showbiz 360 in a recent interview, Nana Ama Mcbrown explained that, when she first entered the entertainment industry, she realized that …

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  • 10 August

    Bright SHS orders students involved in assault to surrender

    The Disciplinary Committee of Bright Senior High, a private School in Akyem Kukurantumi in the Eastern Region has commenced its own internal investigation into the assault on some three officials of the West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) and a Journalist . Some Candidates of the School attacked and injured three …

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  • 10 August

    Ghana requires GHc3.5 trillion to meet nutrition needs of over 850k children, pregnant women

    Ghana needs GHc3.5 trillion in order to provide adequate nutrition to 850,000 pregnant women and over 4,000 infants in the country. The nutritional value should include multiple micro nutrient and calcium supplementation, exclusive breastfeeding of infants and improving complementary feeding interventions. It is expected that adequate nutrition would reduce maternal death by …

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  • 10 August

    WASSCE: Students expected cheap questions because of Free SHS – GNAT

    The President of the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) Philipa Larson says final year senior high school students in the country expected this year’s WASSCE to be easy because of the free SHS policy. According to her, most of the students have taken the ongoing exams for granted hence …

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